I'm a healthy, vibrant and joyful person who owns a Pilates & Gyrotonic studio near the beach in Santa Cruz CA. Never having been sick in my life, I was shocked to find a lump in my right breast in June 2008 and was diagnosed with Stage 1 Grade 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I had a lumpectomy in June 2008 and the aggressive cancer spread to lymph nodes requiring a second surgery in...
Recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer and off work while I go through treatment (surgery, chemo, radiation). I am 43, married for 17 years to Brad, and we have 2 boys - Zach is 14 and Carter is 11. I run outdoors year round and have done 3 half marathons (one in the snow). I want to do a full marathon at least once. I plan to spend time outdoors walking or running as I go through my treatments.
I am an active 44 year old from Missoula Montana. I was diagnosed with breast cancer 6 months ago and spent the winter recovering from bilateral mastectomy/oophorectomy surgeries and chemotherapy. I was able to continue running (albeit fewer miles) during chemo. I started doing yoga during chemo for the relaxation and conditioning benefits.
Dr John Di Saia is a "real" plastic surgeon not one of the many online "dime story phonies." He completed Medical school at UC Irvine in 1990 and started a General Surgery residency that year at UC Irvine. He completed General and Plastic Surgery Residencies at UC Irvine in 1995 and 1997 respectively. Dr Di Saia became board certified in by the American Board of Surgery in...
"Breast cancer brought me into this world, but cancer as a whole is my fight!"
One person CAN make a difference. I truly believe in taking a stand and working to make a change. I like a challenge, and say â??bring it on!â?? Iâ??m always waiting for the next big thing in my life.
I am a certified cacner butt kicker!
David T. Greenspun, M.D., is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon specializing in microsurgical perforator flap breast reconstruction. He practices in New York City and Fairfield County, Connecticut. For more information, please visit www.davidgreenspunmd.com
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Greenspun is also known for his clinical research in perforator flap surgery. He helped...